Migration specifies 1) the process of moving information between different data formats or 2) the process of moving an existing user environment to a different system, for example when switching operating systems

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How to move from vmware ESXi 5.5 to Hyper-V 2012 R2 on same hardware?

I have Vmware ESXi 5.5 Update 1 with two disks, called RAID0 (3.6 TB) and RAID5 (10.9 TB). I am tired of having to rebuild ESXi every sixty days for home use so I am planning on moving to Hyper-V, ...
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How can I migrate mail from H-Sphere to cPanel?

I am moving my server from H-Sphere to cPanel and I have everything done except for the mail. What is the easiest way to get all my mail from my old H-Sphere server and put it in my new cPanel?
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How to clone existing Filevault encrypted HD to SSD with a linux live cd/usb

I have a 13-inch, Mid 2012 MacBook pro which comes with a 500 GB sata hard drive. I'm running 10.9.5 Mavericks. Of the 500 GB I have about 77 GB used whereas the rest of it is free space, this drive ...
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How can I copy my (Ubuntu 9.04) Linux filesystem to another computer?

I have spent a lot of time configuring my computer: shell scripts, path definitions, video settings, as well as lots of programs. The disk is ext3 formatted. I would like to 1) move everything ...
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debian diff current /etc to default /etc

I have a Debian system I wish to migrate to newer, improved hardware. Over the years there have been changes to /etc both from myself and from system updates. I would like to create a diff of my /etc ...
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Move Windows Home Server 2003 Backups to another Windows Home Server 2003 and relink computers to those backups

I currently have Windows Home Server 2003 installed on a machine that I am needing to use for other projects. The purpose of the Windows Home Server 2003 is solely for back up purposes. It is not used ...
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How to properly move mysql dumps between hosts

One would thing that it will be as easy as mysqldump -u root -p -QqeR --add-drop-table --all-databases | bzip2 -v9 - > blabla.sql.bz2 and then import on the other side, but in real world that's ...
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Migrate a VMWare Machine to Hyper-V locally

I have some existing VMWare machines I used with VMWare Player. Since upgrading to Win8.1 I have the problem, that I must use Hyper-V for several development reasons. I have a dual boot setup to ...
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Clone to smaller hard drive with less data than smaller hard drive

How do I clone the data (not the partition) from a larger drive to a smaller drive? I need this to run in Windows 7 64 Bit, not a bootable live CD/DVD and I need a freeware or open source program. I ...
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Move Windows to Existing (Non-Blank) Drive

My current setup is an SSD that has Windows installation on it, plus an HDD that holds most of my data. The HDD has plenty of space on it (more free space than the full size of the SSD). I'd like to ...
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Migrate my Windows7 system to a pre-existing Windows8 system

Is it possible to migrate all my applications and user settings between a Windows7 and Windows8 PC? Or is the only way to do that to upgrade my Windows7 PC to Windows8? I wondered if something similar ...
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Switching from Lubuntu to Mac: how do I import existing virtual machines?

On Lubuntu 13.10 I had some virtual machines running in VirtualBox 4.2.26. While backing up, all I ever did was make a copy of VirtualBox VMs folder. I have now switched to OSX, and now I am curious, ...
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Record directory structure change/migration

Imagine a large SAN with one hundred thousand files in a unorganized directory structure. The files will be moved to a new SAN with an organised directory structure. Some files will be renamed when ...
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Easiest (cleanest/seamless) way to migrate from Thunderbird to Office 2010

We moved to Thunderbird a few years ago. It was a good decision back then, we still don't have any regrets about it. Thunderbird was improving during these years, we had no problems. Things were good. ...
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VM Live Migration statistic tools

I've studied a lot regarding live migration of virtual machines. but i couldn't find any paper/reference/study mentioning any of the tools (they)used for logging or capturing statistics of VMs and ...
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What similar rsync tool for Windows? [closed]

What can you recommend of an application that looks the same on rsync for windows? I will be doing migration where I need to transfer data from Windows to Linux. I like the rsync on linux where you ...
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How to use SSD as the new windows without reformating

I got a 1 TB hard disk. However the C drive is only 150GB. Also only 67 GB uses. My plan is to ghost that C drive to an SSD. And then arrange that next time the SSD is the OS drive. How would I do ...
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suggestions for migrating a windows 7 install to a new 4K sector disk

I'm looking to upgrade the disk on a windows 7 box to a new larger drive. In the past for such migrations I'd just hook both drives up and use a linux boot disk and use dd to copy from one disk to ...
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What are the reasons behind terminating the life cycle of a particular version of Windows

After going through Microsoft's page on the Windows lifecycle fact sheet, I am deeply confused regarding the support of the Windows 7 software. I am presently using Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate Edition ...
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How to migrated emails and contacts from Outlook Express Email to Outlook 2010?

I have tried taking the Outlook Express 6 .dbx files to a Windows 7 machine and importing, but there is no browse. I then installed Outlook 2010 on the XP machine with Outlook Express and only got a ...
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Is there any way to turn a Windows 8.1 Core into Windows 8.1 Pro [closed]

I just installed a Windows 8 licence on a PC (and then I upgraded it to Windows 8.1 Core). I have already installed all the important application by talking with IT. Some application license required ...
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Can I convert my OS X Lion into a VMware virtual machine?

Is it possible to convert the current OS X Lion 10.7.1 install on my Mac Mini (i5, 8GB RAM) into a virtual machine via VMWare converter? I use VMware Fusion 4. Or, is my only option to set up the ...
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How to recover files from Windows 95 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to get data off a computer with no support for USB or ethernet? I have a friend, he has a computer that has windows 95 operating system. he is using Lotus with ...
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Previewing a website before changing ns record to an active domain

How can I preview a website located on server X while the active domain is on server Y? I just want to make sure that the migration is successful before changing the ns records. I've heard that it's ...
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Moving one hard disc from one MacBook to other one

I'd like to move my 512 gb sad from my old macbook to the new one. But I am not sure I'd face issues with it ? Backing up the entire one with time machine and restoring to the new one is quite ...
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Changing hard disk with ssd, can I migrate contents so that I can switch drives without a hassle?

Changing hard disk with ssd, can I migrate contents so that I can switch drives without a hassle? For instance, keep my Windows configuration and installed programs and documents
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How do I migrate a virtual machine using LVM from VirtualBox to KVM?

I have a virtual machine running CentOS on VirtualBox with a drive that uses LVM for partitioning / volume management. I need to migrate the vm to a linux-kvm host machine. Here's the steps I've ...
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migration Tuleap 6.11 -> Tuleap 7.3

I am currently using Tuleap 6.11 on a Red Hat 5.10 + php 5.1.6. I want to migrate to Tuleap 7.3 on CentOS 6 + php 5.4 What is the best way : directly transfer 6.11 prodcution database to the new ...
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A better solution for backing up and migrating windows users? [closed]

I'm currently working at a company that uses the "Windows Easy Transfer Utility" to move employees over to a new computer or office. I'm a mac user at home, and I think that the mac migration utility ...
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Software to back up application settings in Windows (including XP)

I would like to know if there is any (especially free) solution to back up and restore settings from applications (even if only from a whitelist of the most popular ones), both for XP and further ...
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How to move a software with user key to another computer?

I have a software in Computer A. When it was first installed, I need to input a UserKey and use it. After the first time the UserKey was entered, I do not have to enter any Key again when using it. ...
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git: Keep changelog for file when moving to a different repository

I am versioning my config files with git. Now I need to move some of my config files to a different repository, to achieve a clean structure. Is there a way I can keep the change log for a file if I ...
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How to separately count number of files, directories, symbolic links and hard links within a single find run?

To check a successfull migration I'm using find to count the number of files, directories, symbolic links and files with more than one hard link. As the directories to check contain a huge number of ...
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Transfer a Windows 8 license from a netbook to a laptop

I recently treated myself to a new laptop and then realised that it came with Windows 8 Core, not Pro. However, a while back when it was first released, I bought a Windows 8 Pro License while it was ...
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Samsung Data Migration software isn't working

I just bought a Samsung 840 Series SSD. I am in trying to migrate my data from my current laptop's HDD to the SSD. I am using the Samsung Data Migration Software, however it is not working? I am not ...
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Migrating files from Windows to Linux

I am converting my Windows 7 to an Arch Linux machine, and was wondering what the safest way to backup my files for use on Linux was. I don't want to use the Windows Backup and Restore facility as ...
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trouble getting MacBook Pro Migration Assistant to always work

Am trying to migrate from 1st MacBook Pro to a 2nd and 3rd. But both computers just say "Looking..." Macs are connected through single Ethernet cable. After trying again and again, finally migrated ...
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Trying to migrate Win8.1 to ssd(things are little more complicate than normal)

I'm trying to migrate my Win8.1 system to an SSD. I tried Paragon's, EaseUS Todo, EZGig and many more but it doesn't work for me. I think it's because i'm on uefi. If i open disk management, i see my ...
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User Profile Migration errors out for Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Why did migration error out on me. I joined my old computer to the domain with connect and then when it started the migration of my old account it errored out and just said I can migrate manually. ...
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Cloning Single OS partition to ssd

I'm planning on migrating my Windows8.1 OS to an SSD, i plan to do this with EaseUs Todo backup. The thing is, my HDD is divided in 4 partitions, one which i personally use, OS and files on it, the ...
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How to downgrade from Chrome 35 to 34 without losing data?

After upgrading Chromium from 34 to 35, the usability of Chromium went downhill. So I decided to downgrade Chromium. Fortunately, the previous version of Chromium was still somewhere on my disk, so ...
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How to migrate user files from hard drive of dead vista system to w7?

I have the good hard drive from an otherwise dead Vista laptop ( I'm looking at you, HP Pavilion DV6700!) connected to the USB port of a good windows 7 system. To clarify, the drive from the old ...
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How to move Windows 7 files + apps to new PC when old PC no longer works

Nutshell summary: old Windows 7 PC no longer stays running for more than a few minutes, but the hard disk still works. We obtained a new Windows 7 PC, and I'm trying to move user files, settings and ...
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PrintBrmUi unable to read printer data

I migrated from Win8 to Win7 and since I have so many printers with so many settings which I do not want to setup manually again I used PrintBrmUi to save all printers into a "printerExport". Now ...
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Virtual Machine stalls after migration

I have Ubuntu VMs running on an Ubuntu server Host. When moving a VM from one host to the other using virsh migrate --live some of the VMs stall out. The only way to get them back is to kill them and ...
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Copying dovecot maildir to another server with courier maildir

i just moved all my mailboxes first from one server to the new one by using rsync. After that i created the folders using Thunderbird to have same folder structure like on old server. Then i copied ...
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Is there any tool or facility or command line command built into windows 8.1 that replaces migwiz?

Sadly the migwiz tool (Windows Easy Transfer) in windows 8.1 is a legacy/lobotomized useless thing, that can accept a backup made with Windows 7 or 8.0, but cannot generate a backup from the original ...
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Moving cpanel backup of magento site to VPS

I was having my site in shared hosting, I took the entire backup, its structure is like addons homedir mysql resellerpackages suspendinfo bandwidth homedir_paths ...
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Migrate Windows 8.1 from HDD to SSD Error

I’m trying to migrate my Notebook HDD (Asus q550lf-bbi7t07 with Windows 8.1 OEM) to my new SSD drive (SSD Intel 530 Series 240Gb). I tried to clone the original drive to SSD drive with many tools: ...
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Servermigration - mail/dns

We have the following setup: Domain via namecheap Cloudflare Hostgator server (mail,webserver) Now we want to move to another server and we first want to make sure that everything works. I have WHM ...